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Engage Western Asia

Mosques dot the city skyline, symbolizing the dominance of Islamic belief and practice in this area. In addition to its Muslim population, this country has one of the highest numbers of Muslim refugees and immigrants in the world. These displaced people are living in great hardship with little to no recognition or help from the local government. Our team focuses on bringing the love of Christ to these disenfranchised people. The work is difficult and requires great levels of compassion, creativity, and faith to build relationships, start churches, and lead people to Christ.


  • Learn the language and culture so you can thrive in a cross-cultural ministry.
  • Spend time in the community building relationships and sharing the gospel with others.
  • Spend time serving people through a variety of projects and programs.
  • Disciple new believers and see them begin to gather and grow as a spiritual community.
  • Equip indigenous leaders to start multiplying culturally appropriate expressions of church.
  • Commit to working on a team together with other global workers and national leaders.
  • Commit to discover ministry partners who will pray and support you financially.


  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in a different culture while maintaining the posture of a learner.
  • Ability to learn a new language and communicate at a deeper level in that language.
  • Ministry experience that demonstrates a commitment to evangelism and disciple-making.
  • A supportive sending church that helps to discern and affirm your readiness to enter ministry.
  • A bachelor’s degree with some formal Biblical training is preferred.


Encompass is committed to investing in you personally and professionally, so you’re prepared for a growing, fruitful ministry. Global Workers at Encompass are committed to a growing faith in Jesus, see themselves primarily as disciple-makers, and want to serve together with others on a team. This is a long-term ministry opportunity that requires a commitment of six years.